Guideline Index

Chapter 7: Managing Limiting Soil Factors

7.1 Introduction

This chapter describes several soil-related factors that can limit plant growth and the management methods that can be used to remove or reduce their impact.

To get the best from fertilisers, you must first eliminate or reduce any soil-related factors that limit pasture growth.

Specific soil factors that can limit plant growth include:

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this chapter, you should:

  • Recognise soil factors that limit plant growth.
  • Understand the management options for minimising the limiting factors.